If you are looking for the compact crossover SUV with seven-seat capacity and your priorities are seat comfort and cargo volume but don’t have problems with weak acceleration than you should have Nissan’s Rogue in your consideration list. With this model, you can also count on the comfortable ride, strong safety package, user-friendly features, and hybrid efficiency. The Rogue received a major refresh for the 2017 model version and we expect 2018 Nissan Rogue to arrive with slight modifications.
New for 2018:
The Rogue was redesigned for the last time in 2014. The newest version features refreshed styling, revised sound insulation, additional safety and convenience features. It is also better for the hybrid version which improves its fuel efficiency. The new version of this popular model won’t see radical changes. It might introduce new trim option and new exterior or interior theme. More accessible advanced driver aids and more standard equipment are also possible.
2018 Nissan Rogue: Styling
The styling of the new 2018 Nissan Rogue won’t display any radical changes except it might offer new color options and new trim inserts. New wheel options are also possible.
On the other hand, the Rogue will remain handsome vehicle which features Nissan’s modern design. The main point of its visual identity is bold, V-motion grille which features deeper and modernized design thanks to the 2017 model refresh. The Rogue also possess sharp and nicely accentuated headlights. The front bumper also features sports tone and nice hood and sculpted fenders also add to its appearance.
You will love Nissan’s handsome styling but will also comfortable interior and comfort. The interior build and material quality will also be satisfying. Nissan’s seat comfort will also be the stronger point of this model while well sound isolation will improve the driving experience as well.
The middle row passengers will have plenty of space but the third row won’t be functional for adults. The model will offer generous cargo capacity which will measure 70 cu ft behind the first row while with the functional middle row, available will be 32 cu ft. With all the seats up, you can expect just 9.4 cu ft.
The base Rogue models will come with 17-inch wheels, power features, climate control, cloth upholstery, upgraded infotainment display, four speakers, satellite radio, etc.
The upper trim will bring automatic headlights, keyless ignition and entry, dual-zone climate control, power driver seat, heated front seats, upgraded sound system, blind-spot system with rear cross-traffic, etc.
The high-level models will feature 18-inch alloy wheels, leather upholstery, larger infotainment screen and upgraded features, Bose sound system, etc.
Available will also be advanced safety features like adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, forward collision warning with automatic braking, surround-view system, etc.
2018 Nissan Rogue: Performance
We expect that new 2018 Nissan Rogue will again focus on the ride quality and don’t expect improved performance.
The standard power source for the new Roque will be a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. It will produce around 170 hp and 175 pound-feet of torque. The continuously variable transmission and front-wheel drive will be standard. The all-wheel drive is an option.
The fuel economy should remain around 26 mpg city and 33 mpg highway with front-wheel drive and slightly less with all-wheel drive.
The hybrid version will combine a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and 30 kW electric motor. The CVT is also the part of this system. The fuel economy of this model will be around 35 mpg combined.
2018 Nissan Rogue: Release, Price
The release date of the new 2018 Nissan Rogue should be in fall 2017. The price shouldn’t be changed much. The model will be available from around $25, 000.